Is social pollution and workplace stress harming you?

Jun 08, 18 Is social pollution and workplace stress harming you?

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Thanks to science and public awareness, we know environmental pollution from industry harms our health. Same goes with tobacco. But did you know “social pollution” is just as harmful? Social pollution refers to the long hours, lack of economic security, high cost of health care, exhaustion, surviving in a gig economy, lack of...

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Optimizing your body’s best defense against toxins

Jun 02, 18 Optimizing your body’s best defense against toxins

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You’ve heard antioxidant foods and supplements can help fight inflammation and protect you from toxins, but the most important antioxidant is one we make in our own bodies: glutathione. Unlike common antioxidant sources — vitamins C and E, beta carotene, turmeric, resveratrol, and foods such as blueberries, tomatoes, and red wine —...

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Cholesterol, good fats, bad fats, and heart health

May 25, 18 Cholesterol, good fats, bad fats, and heart health

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Conventional medicine is slowly admitting that instead of fat, sugar and refined carbohydrates are the biggest sources of high cholesterol. Excess sugars and carbs drive good cholesterol down and triglycerides up, leading to the small, dangerous particles that encourage plaque buildup in the arteries. This contributes to heart...

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No more egg shaming; cardiovascular risks unfounded

May 18, 18 No more egg shaming; cardiovascular risks unfounded

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For years we’ve been warned the cholesterol in eggs raises the risk of cardiovascular disease, however new research shows that in people with pre-diabetes and Type 2 diabetes, eggs do not raise cardiovascular risk if they are part of a healthy diet. What’s more, they pose no additional challenges to weight loss. These...

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